Publications of Faculty of Medicine:Options In Surgical Treatment Of Chronic Maxillary Sinusitis: Abstract

Options In Surgical Treatment Of Chronic Maxillary Sinusitis
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Different lines of surgical treatment are used for the treatment of maxillary sinusitis. There still controversy as regards their efficiency . In this work one hundred cases of chronic maxillary sinusitis were classified according to the pathology revealed sinoscopically and radiologically into 2 main groups: Group (a) : Sinuses with thickened oedematous mucosa . Group(b) : Sinuses showing polypoidal changes. In the first group it was found that middle meatal antrostomy alone yeitded good resullts while in the second group (with polypoidal changes) the best results were obtained when radical Caldwell - Luc's operation associated with middle meatal antrostomy was carried out.